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BALTIC FLEET DAY

17 May 2021

The Day of the Baltic Fleet of the Russian Navy is an annual holiday celebrated on May 18 in honor of the creation of the Baltic Fleet. It must be said that the history of the formation of the Baltic Fleet is closely connected with the history of Saint-Petersburg.
PREMIERE AT THE BOLSHOI THEATER

13 May 2021

The Bolshoi Theater hosted the premiere of the one-act operas The Diary of Anne Frank and The White Rose, dedicated to the World War II. One-act productions were prepared for the 75th victory anniversary in 2020, but due to the pandemic, the premieres had to be postponed.

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RUSSIA RESUMES FLIGHTS WITH TWO MORE COUNTRIES

18 May 2021

This Monday, February 15, Russia officially opened borders and relaunched flights with two more countries - Azerbaijan and Armenia - previously extremely popular destinations among Russian tourists. Aeroflot - the flag carrier and largest airline of the Russian Federation immediately announced its plans to resume flights to these countries. Moscow-Yerevan flights will be operated on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Return flights will scheduled on Mondays and Sundays, and two more flights on Thursdays. Flights from Moscow to Baku will start operating from February 17 on Wednesdays and Sundays, return flights - on Mondays and Thursdays.

Both countries are very popular touristic destinations due to beautiful nature, rich historical heritage and authentic cuisine. In Azerbaijan the main places of interest are: it’s capital Baku, the Gobustan national park-reserve with mud volcanoes, the ancient city of Shemakha and many more. Armenia is also known for its historical sights, tourists from all over the world visit the capital of the country Yerevan, Lake Sevan and ancient churches. In addition, the country is famous for numerous SPA resorts with mineral water and the Armenian cognac. Both countries are also extremely popular as food tourism destinations.

In addition, since February 15 Russia restored air traffic with 24 countries. Here is a complete list:

Azerbaijan
Armenia
Belarus
Great Britain
Vietnam
Greece
Egypt
India
Kazakhstan
Qatar
Kyrgyzstan
Cuba
Maldives
UAE
Seychelles
Serbia
Singapore
Tanzania
Turkey
Finland
Switzerland
Ethiopia
South Korea
Japan